North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
School groups who visit the Museum have two field trip options. For details about these options, please go to Plan Your Field Trip .
All groups of 10 or more (including adults and seniors) must schedule their visit to the Museum through the Capital Area Visitor Services .
Groups who would like to include a visit to a Special Exhibit  or 3D movie  must first schedule their Museum visit through Capital Area Visitor Services. After receiving a confirmation number, the group leader should then contact the Museum box office at 919.707.9950 to make reservations. The group rate for 3D movies is currently $3/person when 10 or more tickets are purchased in one transaction. The group rate for our current exhibition, National Geographic’s Birds of Paradise , is $3/person.
Groups with special needs can make arrangements for programs or tours tailored specifically to their needs. For more information, go to Special Populations .
Prairie Ridge Ecostation
School groups who visit Prairie Ridge can schedule a fee-based student program. Information about scheduling a field trip to Prairie Ridge .
Any non-school groups who wish to visit Prairie Ridge, the Museum's outdoor facility off Reedy Creek Road, should contact Charles Yelton at firstname.lastname@example.org  or 919.707.8879 for more information or to schedule a visit.